Monthly Archives: July 2011

Paris to Rosenheim (17 – 21 July)

The change to the Munich train in Stuttgart could have been stressful as we arrived late, but the sensible personnel of the German rail company announced five times, in German, French and English, as we approached Stuttgart, that the conecting train … Continue reading

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Paris (16 and 17 July)

H whisked me to nearby Montreuil, where she lives (and where I used to in 1997 and 1998), and we were soon catching up over demis (half litres – I had a Jenlain) on the terrasse of a pleasant decontracté Montreuil … Continue reading

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Edinburgh to Paris (15 – 16 July)

At last I have time to write the first instalment of my Europe 2011 travelogue. Today’s post is about my journey to Paris, en route to Rosenheim, Bavaria, where I joined Vroni for the second part of her Street Piano … Continue reading

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Beyond the Corporation, Humanity Working – please read this terrific book!

I have just reviewed David Erdal’s Beyond the Corporation, Humanity Working for Bella Caledonia.  Please read the review on the Bella Caledonia website or read the illustrated version below.  I hope you will then read the book! An End to … Continue reading

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Now on Twitter

I have succumbed and now have a Twitter account (@rericswan).  Feel free to follow me! Other contact details may be found on BioWrite.co.uk.

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Letter in Scotsman

A letter I wrote was published in today’s Scotsman.

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Video: “10 Years of Streetpiano”

I helped my friend Vroni with this video, and will soon be accompanying her on a trip that will take in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Belgium. More information and CDs available here!

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